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Parking program a tough sell for Professorville

Residents of Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood cheered and applauded when the City Council created the city's first...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by IT WAS A MONEY GRAB, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:30 am | 60 comments | 2311 Views


Maybell opponents accuse city of 'fraud'

When Palo Alto officials agreed Thursday to send a controversial housing development on Maybell Avenue to a November vote,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by PAcitizens, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:45 am | 60 comments | 2293 Views


Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 16698 Views


Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 5038 Views


Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 6545 Views


Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'


Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 6931 Views


City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 59 comments | 2160 Views


Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 2853 Views


Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 5914 Views


Resident aims to battle Palo Alto over 'privacy'

Kathleen Jason-Moreau knows that in a dense city like Palo Alto total privacy is impossible to come by. But the Alma Street...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neva Yarkin, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 59 comments | 4179 Views


School board asks city to link schools to housing

With a nervous eye on crowded classrooms, the Palo Alto Board of Education formally has asked the City Council to keep school...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by piglet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 59 comments | 3436 Views


Judge halts plan to cut lanes on Cal Ave

Palo Alto has to halt its plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and reconsider its environmental analysis of the streetscaping...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by keenplanner, on Nov 24, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 59 comments | 2703 Views


Plan to cut lanes on California Avenue challenged again

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue from four to two and to add a host of streetscape improvements to the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 59 comments | 3324 Views


Palo Alto looks for speedier union negotiations

Palo Alto officials made a push this week to speed up the city's process for labor negotiations when a City Council committee...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Mar 24, 2012 at 10:20 am | 59 comments | 3484 Views


Paly student nearly drowns in school pool

The quick response of Palo Alto High School students and a swim coach to get an unconscious student out of the bottom of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 59 comments | 4807 Views


Startup aims to take off from Palo Alto airport

An "all-you-can-fly" airline startup looking to get its business off the ground is eying Palo Alto's airport as a key stop...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Altan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 59 comments | 3114 Views


Palo Alto looks to raise fees for artist studios, athletic fields

Faced with skyrocketing pension and health care costs for city workers and retirees, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Barbara, on May 14, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 59 comments | 3689 Views


Let's Make PA A Drone-Free City

It seems clear as day to me that domestic drone use must be stamped out before it gains a foothold:

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 59 comments | 3278 Views


Residents split at meeting over Newell Road bridge

A crowd of community members from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto jammed into the theater at the Lucie Stern Community Center...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rs, on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:08 am | 59 comments | 3772 Views


School lawyer: 'We are not rehashing this any more'

Calling the controversy over a federal civil-rights investigation a "tiresome, distracting and an unproductive loop," the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 59 comments | 3050 Views
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